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CMOHS.org - Captain of the Afterguard BELPITT, W. H., U.S. Navy

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BELPITT, W. H.

Rank: Captain of the Afterguard
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: 1859, Sydney, Australia
Departed: Yes
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G.O. Number: 126
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BELPITT, W. H. Photo
 
Citation

On board the U.S.S. Monocacy, Foochow, China, 7 October 1884. Jumping overboard from that vessel on the morning of this date, Belpitt sustained, until picked up, a Chinaman who had been thrown into the water by the capsizing of a canoe.